NR524: Health Policy, Advocacy And Economics In Healthcare

Read over the list of Key Organizations on the NICHSR website.
Using the website above, select an organization from each of the three categories:

  1. Federal Agencies,
  2. Association and Organizations,
  3. International Organizations, Associations

that has a role in influencing health policy. For each of your three chosen sites, describe the organization’s chief purpose and give one example of a policy it has influenced. (Hint: visit the organization’s website.)
HSRIC. (n.d.). Key organizations. NIH, National Library of Medicine.
Week 1: Required Readings

Study these key timelines in Health Care:

Week 02 Discussion: Value-based Healthcare
Consider the information from your readings and videos about incentives for improving quality while lowering healthcare costs. What are the potential benefits and risks of a value-based system? Consider this discussion with regard to patient care, provider incentives, and the overall financial impact of our healthcare system. Give at least one example of how a patient may be helped or harmed under a value-based system.
Week 2: Required Readings

Week 03 Discussion: Evidence-Based Healthcare
Select two of the High-Burden Health Conditions targeted by the CDC in the 6/18 Initiative, and discuss the Evidence-Based Interventions for each. For one of the interventions, identify at least two stakeholders you would partner with to implement the strategy in your community.
Reference: (October 4, 2018). CDC’s 6/18 Initiative. CDC
Week 3: Required Readings